Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern
Kara Lyles is a Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern who has been working with children, adolescents, families, and teachers for nearly a decade. She specializes in not only early intervention for developmental disabilities, but also in behavioral intervention for children and adolescents. She has over eight years of extensive training in Applied Behavioral Analysis as well as other therapeutic strategies used in treating Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental and behavioral diagnoses. She works closely with both parents and teachers in order to develop strategies that will make every child and adolescent successful in both home and school environments.
In addition to working with children, Kara also uses evidence based practices to work with adolescents and young adults to treat Anxiety, Depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and other related disorders.
She holds a Bachelors of Psychology and a Masters in Mental Health Counseling both from Palm Beach Atlantic University.
Her primary focus is on helping her patients gain the necessary social skills and emotional well being in order to succeed in all areas of life.